The Green Room at Edit, DesignJunction, 14-19 April 2015, Milan

Milan Design Week 2014, Kukka at Green Room, DesignJunction

Milan Design Week 2014, Kukka at Green Room, DesignJunction

Entered 23 February 2015

Applications Invited

The Green Room promotes sustainable design and furniture from the United Kingdom. It is organised by the British Consulate-General Milan and UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), the UK government department which supports exporters and helps attract foreign investment.

This will be the second edition of The Green Room within Designjunction at a new venue in central Milan from 14 to 19 April 2015.   The UKTI activity during the Milan Furniture Fair will be strongly linked to the Milan Expo universal exposition starting on 1 May whose title is Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. To create a link with the food theme which will be the focus of Milan Expo 2015 The Green Room will therefore be a dining room.

The organisers are looking for the following:

  • dining table for 6-8 people (already sourced)
  • 6-8 chairs (already sourced)
  • 1 cupboard for living room
  • 1 drinks trolley
  • 1 rug
  • 1 suspension lamp
  • 1 floor lamp
  • 1-2 flower vases
  • 1 cutlery set
  • 1 dinner plate set
  • 1 table centrepiece in different materials
  • 1 set of table plate mats
  • 1 oil and vinegar cruet set/serving dish/bottle holder
  • 2 candle holders
  • designer kitchen pot/s
  • serving trays

The selection criteria will be low-carbon footprint, hand-made products, sustainable manufacturing and processing, recycling, upcycling, natural yarns, fair trade products.

The Green Room will be again a multi-brand showcase of eco-sustainable furniture, furnishings, tableware and dining accessories,  and will be one of the exhibition stands  within Designjunction Milan exhibition from 14 to 19 April during the Milan Furniture Fair. The venue is the ex Derby theatre and Ex School Casa dell’ Opera Nazionale Balilla on via Mascagni – a very central location which is close to Piazza San Babila.

Participation Fee

Participation will be subject to a small subscription fee as it was last year. Companies can choose to exhibit from a minimum of one to up to three products, with participation fees ranging from £  200 to £ 630 excluding Vat and shipping costs.

If you are interested in participating and for further details please contact marina.iremonger@fco.gov.uk

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